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About Us:

Dimagi is a social enterprise and Benefit Corporation that builds software solutions and provides technology consulting services to improve the quality of essential services for underserved populations. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dimagi partners alongside governments, leading NGOs, and foundations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and the World Bank to tackle complex health and social inequities. Our open source technology platform, CommCare, is the world’s most widely-used and researched mobile data collection platform for frontline workers. To date, Dimagi’s team of project managers, engineers, and health experts have supported over 2,000 projects in 80 countries.

About the Position:

Dimagi’s Project Analysts are the main drivers in implementing our technology all over the world. They share a passion for challenging experiences, making things work in trying environments, and developing solutions that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives.

As a Project Analyst, you must be based out of Cape Town, South Africa and may have to travel extensively to deploy CommCare, a mobile phone application for frontline workforces.

You will join our global team of Project Analysts and share lessons learned and expertise from around the world. You will receive regular mentorship and support from our office in Cape Town.

Contract duration: Six (6) months, with a possibility to renew.

Why this is an amazing opportunity?

  • Tackle cutting edge problems of using technology for development, daily
  • International exposure to some of the biggest projects in developing countries
  • We are a dynamic execution focused team that maintains a social culture. We are excited to come to work every day.
  • This is a core role at Dimagi with a lot of room for growth, working with our global teams in Boston, Dakar and Delhi.
  • Be challenged & fulfilled
  • Opportunity to work on projects in other Southern African countries

Responsibilities:

  • Manage mHealth projects and coordinate partnerships.
  • Conduct technical needs assessment, requirements gathering and workflow mapping for a wide range of social sector programs, mainly health (e.g., HIV, Malaria and TB) and agriculture.
  • Design and development of mobile technology systems using Dimagi’s flagship mHealth platform, CommCare.
  • Train groups of end users on how to use the tool effectively.
  • Deliver remote and in-person trainings to build capacity of partners’ in-country teams.
  • Prepare technical documentation as well as the development of visual learning aids.
  • Provide programmatic support and monitoring of project activity.
  • Analyze mHealth data and develop data analysis tools/reports to ensure that the information gathered is meaningful and actionable to our partners.

Skills & Requirements:

  • 1 – 4 years of work experience, preferably working in the public health sector and/or development and/or with NGOs
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Reliable, self-directed, and resourceful
  • Capable of working independently
  • Able to juggle many things at once
  • Flexible and able to wear many hats / take on multiple roles
  • Interested and able to work in a multicultural, distributed, and international team setting
  • Professional Fluency in English
  • Having a valid work permit for South Africa
  • Desire to make a social impact

Desirable:

  • Fluency in Portuguese/ French is an asset
  • 1 – 2+ years of business analysis experience
  • 1 – 2+ years of project management experience
  • 1 – 2+ years of Field experience
  • Comfort with mathematics, statistics and/or data management

Is this the right position for me?

Our Project Analyst program is designed for adventurous, adaptable, self-motivated people who are seeking field experience. They are public health experts, project managers, software engineers, consultants, researchers, former lawyers, and students.
Dimagi is very flexible in terms of growth and career progression, and is often able to accommodate people’s interests in defining their current and future roles. This makes it a great position for someone seeking to build a career in international development.

Other Job Perks

  • Do you like to travel? You will get travel opportunities often to very off the beaten path locations, where the real work happens (subject to travel permissions).
  • Each year, you will get 30 days paid time off, inclusive of public holidays, to use to relax, travel, or visit home.
  • Flexibility to explore new areas of interest (research, project management, data analysis, business development, etc.) while still growing a career.

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Founded in 2002 out of MIT’s Media Lab, Dimagi is a software social enterprise that develops technologies to improve service delivery in underserved communities. Dimagi operates on the belief that enabling high-quality mobile solutions at scale can impact millions of people’s lives by transforming frontline programs’ ability to deliver high-value services at the last mile.  Active in 50+ countries, Dimagi’s technology platform CommCare and services have supported 500+ projects and hundreds of diverse partners, including governmental ministries, the United Nations, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, Google, Microsoft, Dannon, Novartis, GE, Intel, GlaxoSmithKline, World Bank, NIH, MIT, Harvard and many others.

Founded in 2002, Dimagi, Inc. is an award-winning, socially conscious technology company that develops scalable ICT solutions for low-resource settings. A leader in open source technology, Dimagi has performed technical strategy, systems design, software development, and research for 500+ projects worldwide, and its core product suite support thousands of Frontline Workers in over 50+ countries. Dimagi rapidly iterates and adapts its technologies to the local environment, creating appropriate, scalable, and sustainable solutions at a low-cost. Dimagi has a strong history of successful project execution acting as a technical lead partnered with an in-country implementation lead. This model has been successfully implemented for pilot-phase projects through enterprise-wide deployments with over 75 partners, including WHO, World Bank, USAID, CDC, World Vision, UNICEF, PATH, the Rockefeller Foundation, and Acumen Fund. In addition to our strong project implementation experience, Dimagi also has 10 years of experience participating in and leading research for healthcare delivery in underserved populations. Dimagi’s 100+ worldwide team members of engineers, physicians, public health professionals, data analysts, project managers, and field staff, are based in offices in Boston (headquarters), New Delhi, Cape Town, Maputo, and Dakar, with full time staff in Guatemala, Myanmar, and Zambia.

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About Us:

Dimagi is a social enterprise and Benefit Corporation that builds software solutions and provides technology consulting services to improve the quality of essential services for underserved populations. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dimagi partners alongside governments, leading NGOs, and foundations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and the World Bank to tackle complex health and social inequities. Our open source technology platform, CommCare, is the world’s most widely-used and researched mobile data collection platform for frontline workers. To date, Dimagi’s team of project managers, engineers, and health experts have supported over 2,000 projects in 80 countries.

About the Position:

Dimagi’s Project Analysts are the main drivers in implementing our technology all over the world. They share a passion for challenging experiences, making things work in trying environments, and developing solutions that enable people to live healthier and more productive lives.

As a Project Analyst, you must be based out of Cape Town, South Africa and may have to travel extensively to deploy CommCare, a mobile phone application for frontline workforces.

You will join our global team of Project Analysts and share lessons learned and expertise from around the world. You will receive regular mentorship and support from our office in Cape Town.

Contract duration: Six (6) months, with a possibility to renew.

Why this is an amazing opportunity?

  • Tackle cutting edge problems of using technology for development, daily
  • International exposure to some of the biggest projects in developing countries
  • We are a dynamic execution focused team that maintains a social culture. We are excited to come to work every day.
  • This is a core role at Dimagi with a lot of room for growth, working with our global teams in Boston, Dakar and Delhi.
  • Be challenged & fulfilled
  • Opportunity to work on projects in other Southern African countries

Responsibilities:

  • Manage mHealth projects and coordinate partnerships.
  • Conduct technical needs assessment, requirements gathering and workflow mapping for a wide range of social sector programs, mainly health (e.g., HIV, Malaria and TB) and agriculture.
  • Design and development of mobile technology systems using Dimagi’s flagship mHealth platform, CommCare.
  • Train groups of end users on how to use the tool effectively.
  • Deliver remote and in-person trainings to build capacity of partners’ in-country teams.
  • Prepare technical documentation as well as the development of visual learning aids.
  • Provide programmatic support and monitoring of project activity.
  • Analyze mHealth data and develop data analysis tools/reports to ensure that the information gathered is meaningful and actionable to our partners.

Skills & Requirements:

  • 1 – 4 years of work experience, preferably working in the public health sector and/or development and/or with NGOs
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Reliable, self-directed, and resourceful
  • Capable of working independently
  • Able to juggle many things at once
  • Flexible and able to wear many hats / take on multiple roles
  • Interested and able to work in a multicultural, distributed, and international team setting
  • Professional Fluency in English
  • Having a valid work permit for South Africa
  • Desire to make a social impact

Desirable:

  • Fluency in Portuguese/ French is an asset
  • 1 – 2+ years of business analysis experience
  • 1 – 2+ years of project management experience
  • 1 – 2+ years of Field experience
  • Comfort with mathematics, statistics and/or data management

Is this the right position for me?

Our Project Analyst program is designed for adventurous, adaptable, self-motivated people who are seeking field experience. They are public health experts, project managers, software engineers, consultants, researchers, former lawyers, and students. Dimagi is very flexible in terms of growth and career progression, and is often able to accommodate people’s interests in defining their current and future roles. This makes it a great position for someone seeking to build a career in international development.

Other Job Perks

  • Do you like to travel? You will get travel opportunities often to very off the beaten path locations, where the real work happens (subject to travel permissions).
  • Each year, you will get 30 days paid time off, inclusive of public holidays, to use to relax, travel, or visit home.
  • Flexibility to explore new areas of interest (research, project management, data analysis, business development, etc.) while still growing a career.
2021-11-23

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